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Valerie Simpson

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Birthday
26, 1946
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
26, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
The Bronx, NY

About

Collaborated on Ain't No Mountain High Enough, You're All I Need to Get By, and I'm Every Woman with Nickolas Ashford.

Before Fame

She played piano and sung with New York City's White Rock Baptist Church's choir where she met Ashford.

Trivia

She and Ashford were inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2002.

Family Life

She and Ashford were married in 1974. They had two daughters together.

Associated With

She, Ashford, and former Ikettes member Joshie Jo Armstead wrote Let's Go Get Stoned, which Ray Charles turned into a #1 1966 U.S. R&B hit.